Sexual Health News

Top 8 Sexual Health News Stories of 2017 # 4 – 1

2017 saw many stories hit the news circuit that directly related to your sexual health. Some stories held a higher level of impact than others. As we wrap up the year, we’d like to take a look back at the year’s eight biggest sexual health news stories. Today, we’re looking at numbers 4 through 1…. Read More

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Top 8 Sexual Health News Stories of 2017 # 8 – 5

2017 saw many stories hit the news circuit that directly related to your sexual health. Some stories held a higher level of impact than others. As we wrap up the year, we’d like to take a look back at the year’s eight biggest sexual health news stories. Today, we’re looking at numbers 8 through 5…. Read More

STD Myth Exposed

STD Myth Exposed: You Only Get STDs From Vaginal Sex

Some people are under the impression that if sex doesn’t happen vaginally, then a person cannot get an STD. This is simply not true. STDs can be transmitted through any form of sex. This includes vaginal, anal and oral sex. Oral sex and anal sex are still sex and can still carry the risks and… Read More

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Florida

Florida Ranks in Top 10 for STDs

“We have reached a decisive moment for the nation,” said Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. “STD rates are rising, and many of the country’s systems for preventing STDs have eroded. We must mobilize, rebuild and expand services – or the human and economic burden… Read More

Future Man and the Herpes Virus

‘Future Man’ and the Herpes Virus

In Hulu’s new show, Future Man (produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg), a present day janitor with a video-game obsession is thrust into a science fiction adventure involving time travel, advanced technology and the future of the human race being wiped out by the herpes virus. Starring Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games) as the… Read More

US Military Sees Rise in STD Rates

US Military Sees a Rise in STD Cases

As reports emerge in several states showing the continued rise of STD rates, the US military is finding that it is not immune to the trend. Reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have been steadily increasing in the civilian population over the past decade. According to the military’s Medical Surveillance Report, rates of rising… Read More

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Antibiotic-resistant Gonorrhea Hits North America

“Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea is coming,” was the ominous statement of Dr. Elizabeth Torrone, surveillance team leader in the division of sexually transmitted disease prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last month, a strain of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea appeared in Canada marking the first appearance of this problem reaching the North American mainland. This new… Read More

Outbreak of Syphilis In Oklahoma

Outbreak of Syphilis in Oklahoma

It’s no secret that syphilis is making a comeback in America. We’ve written about it before when an outbreak occurred in Texas. Now, health officials in Oklahoma are warning of a similar outbreak of the infection through the state. This has prompted an increased need for testing among sexually active residents. The Oklahoma State Department… Read More

Unaware of HIV

15% of Americans Living With HIV Are Unaware

A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the subject of HIV has uncovered some shocking statistics about Americans living with HIV. The report estimates that there are 1.2 million people in the U.S. currently infected with HIV. The report found that 15% of those people were unaware of their current… Read More

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day Is This Week

December 1st has marked World AIDS Day since 1988. This day is an opportunity for all people throughout the world to unite in the fights against the spread of HIV/AIDS. This is the largest health initiative in the world working toward awareness and education on the dangers of HIV. Each year, hundreds of organizations create… Read More